Kelly Shenk Koontz ’08 is a second year MBA student at Boston University in the Public & Nonprofit Management program. Before attending BU, Kelly worked with Mennonite Central Committee in Kabul, Afghanistan doing peacebuilding work.
Hailing from historic County Waterford, the acclaimed Irish ensemble Danú will celebrate Christmas in Goshen on Tuesday, Dec. 8, by taking its audience on a musical journey to their native land during a Performing Arts Series performance in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m.
The assembly of some 8,000 Anabaptists at the Mennonite World Conference this summer in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and Pope Francis’s visit to the United States in September, inspired in me an extraordinary hope for the church. I was reminded of the preeminent calling we have as a Christian Anabaptist liberal arts college: to produce graduates who are evermore Christ-like in their character and truly global in their outlook.
Brad Graber ’08 and his wife, Brenna Steury Graber, were at the French national soccer game in the Stade de France where three suicide bombers reportedly tried to enter and detonated their explosives outside the stadium.
By invitation, Goshen College President Jim Brenneman is taking part in a higher education climate roundtable discussion at the White House today, as part of the American Campuses Act on Climate day of action.
The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced this week the selection of Shari Wagner, a 1980 Goshen College graduate, as the new Indiana State Poet Laureate.
Beginning Nov. 23 (the Monday prior to the first Sunday in Advent) and culminating on Christmas Day, Goshen College students, faculty and staff will provide weekday reflections based on lectionary Scripture passages and the Advent theme of “Freedom Bound.”
Rebecca Stoltzfus, professor of nutritional sciences at Cornell University, directs the Global Health Program, which offers field experiences in support of an undergraduate minor and a new major, tackles global health problems from a multidisciplinary approach, and engages new researchers and practitioners to address health problems that transcend national boundaries and disproportionately affect the resource-poor.
Monroe Weber-Shirk, senior lecturer of civil and environmental engineering and director of AguaClara, runs the program under the motto “research, invent, design, engage,” and says student teams do lab research on specifics of the technology, learn the cutting-edge engineering involved with building the treatment plants in his theory course, and are invited to travel to Honduras to see, firsthand, their engineering in context.
The Aureole Trio will perform at Goshen College on Saturday, Nov. 21, at 4 p.m. in the Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall as part of the Rieth Chamber Series.